Race Cards For Every Occasion

Nine times out of ten, saying someone is playing a “race card” is just plain lazy. When someone says you’re playing a race card they’re often really saying “I’m incapable of or have no desire to talk about racism on the level at which you are introducing it into this discussion.” When you say it…

What a hashtag can and cannot do

Don’t complain that the media isn’t covering what you think is important and then, BECAUSE of a bunch of hashtags, when they do, you start pointing out how hashtags can’t do anything.I think we all understand that a tweet or a picture or a meme won’t physically find, bring back, negotiate on behalf of or…

3 Things We Like That Operate Just Like Racism

In an effort to keep chipping away at the pile of garbage that is modern race debate, I want to focus here on the perception of how racism operates. Remember: racism is an institutionalized system designed to create patterns of discrimination based on the concept of race. Calling it a system sounds right to a…